If you like decorating, consider opening a carpet and rug installation and repair shop. In this position, you will work with customers to find them the right flooring for their residential or commercial space.
You can sell many different kinds of carpet for homes and businesses. There are shag, random shear, hook and braided options. There are also antique Persian and Oriental rugs. You could even sell custom inlays of business logos on indoor and outdoor rugs.
Your customers may be looking for a round rug that they can lay over existing tile flooring. They may want custom cut wool carpet to cover their stairs, or they may want to remove the tile and put in permanent carpet. You can help them choose the type of carpet that is right for them, such as shag or wool.
Many customers may be looking to restore old rugs. You could help them by fixing the binding, trimming them to size, removing frayed pieces and cleaning them. Offering services that maintain these pieces, such as stain treatments and removal, means you can cater to more customers.
To open a carpet and rug service, you should know everything about installation and care. For example, you should know how to bind a new carpet. You should also be able to assess the needs of a business or home to make recommendations.
Opening your own carpet and rug shop is a great opportunity to be your own boss and make a living doing what you love. Explore this amazing opportunity to find out if it is right for you.